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Glossary: Bobtail

April 2, 2014

A truck without a trailer.

DOT Update Due Date Breakdown

April 2, 2014

Written by Casey Jenkins If you have a US DOT number, then you probably already know it needs to be updated once every two years. This is called a biennial update. But when exactly is your due date?? The FMCSA SAFER System tells you when you last renewed but doesn’t exactly post a “due date” anywhere! That’s because the due date is buried in the … Read More »

Glossary: Electronic Filers Identification Number (EFIN)

March 27, 2014

An IRS Business Tax ID number issued to paid preparers establishing permission for them to electronically file federal tax forms. Related Tags: PTIN, paid preparer

Glossary: Electronic Federal Tax Payment System (EFTPS)

March 26, 2014

A government program that allows direct electronic transfers of money between your bank and the Department of the Treasury. You can schedule almost any federal tax payment online or over the phone.

Glossary: Dump Truck

March 20, 2014

A type of truck that opens at the rear to excrete loose material.